Liverpool to sign Man City attacker, deal will be done in June !

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Liverpool are on the cusp of signing Steven Gerrard’s cousin Bobby Duncan from Manchester City in a deal that will be done in June, according to a report.

The Sun claim the Merseyside giants are set to finalise the signing of the England Under-17 international, who is a forward and considered to be one of the most highly-rated players of his age in the country.

It is said that Huyton-born Duncan has been entangled in an extended contract dispute with City all season and has not featured for their academy side for months.

The Sun report that the 16-year-old has decided to stay fit and ready for action by training with League One Wigan ahead of his anticipated move to Liverpool.

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Duncan will turn 17 in June and is then expected to immediately sign for Liverpool, where he will link up with his cousin Gerrard, who is the club’s Under-18s manager.  / source – Here

Football Insider verdict:
Duncan is an exciting young attacker, who can play in a variety of positions, including centre-forward. The teenager is destined for the top after already making waves at age-group level for his county, becoming the first England player to score a hat-trick against Brazil at any level last summer. Man City have lost a number of top youngsters in the last year, and the exit of Duncan to a Premier League rival will be considered a major blow within the corridors of power at the club. The deal is expected to cost Liverpool around £200,000 in compensation, which is considered a low figure for a player many expect to go all the way to the very highest level.

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